Daily Home Learning Tasks

Daily Home Learning Tasks

Learning Task #9

Limited by the words that he could think of, Battie wrote an acrostic poem for Rory that read: Rabbit, Orange, Red, Yak. Revise this acrostic to include more suitable words for Rory, then try writing a descriptive acrostic for your own name.

 

Learning Task #8

Having formed a backyard detective agency, The Inbestigators work together to solve neighbourhood mysteries. Following the format of the series' episode titles, think of a title for a mystery unfolding in your own home or neighbourhood. For example, 'The Case of the Disappearing Icecream'.

 

Learning Task #7

Nine-year old Henry has a pet quonkka, a rare marsupial with six legs and four ears. Draw your own fictional pet and label its special features.

 

Learning Task #6

Caption this image from You're Skitting Me!

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Learning Task #5

In feature film Paper Planes, Dylan designs a plane called 'The Circling Clive'. Print a copy of the Clive design PDF, or design your own paper plane. You could even hold a family paper plane competition!

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Learning Task #4

Navya believes her ‘spirit animal’ is a tiger because ‘they’re brave and beautiful creatures, just like me’. Think about your personality, strengths and interests, then choose a spirit animal that has similar qualities. Write a short piece explaining what you and your spirit animal have in common.

 

Learning Task #3

In this ACTF webinar, Hardball cast members outline the pros and cons of acting. On a T-chart, list the possible pros and cons of a career you are interested in.

 

Learning Task #2

Why might a teacher look like this? Write or draw three possible scenarios.

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Learning Task #1

Battie likes mandarin pips in his play lunch because they're great for building sculptures. Attempt to build a similarly tall sculpture from either food or play dough, using toothpicks or uncooked pasta to build height. Measure the height of your completed structure.

 

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